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Cringleford House Rosiland House, Cringleford

Description: Cringleford House Rosiland House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 226899

OS Grid Reference: TG1975305871
OS Grid Coordinates: 619753, 305871
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6061, 1.2440

Location: 10 Newmarket Road, Cringleford, Norfolk NR4 6UE

Locality: Cringleford
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR4 6UE

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Listing Text

(north side)
2/14 Nos. 8 & 10
Cringleford House
and Rosiland House


House now 2 dwellings, c.1794, a rebuild of late C16 house, for Thrower
Buckle. Brick with black glazed pantiles. Double range; 5 bays, 3 storeys
and cellar; flanking 2 bay 2 storey extensions of mid C19 with hipped slate
roof. Central facade of 1794: end internal stacks, that to left gable with
added external stack; end internal stacks to rear range. Brick parapets
between gables of double roof; modillions to cornice; recessed sashes with
glazing bars and gauged brick flat arches (sashes to ground floor bays 1
and 2 now without glazing bars), second floor sashes 3 x 2 panes; central
shallow porch c.1885, brick with flat roof, decorative brick parapet having
a large stone lion's head to facade either side; C18 doorway reset having
open pediment with panelled soffit, flanking bowed Tuscan pilasters, 6
panelled door, fanlight above with curved and scallopped glazing bars some
with knobs. 2 storeyed wings either side set slightly set back, openings
and eaves cornice to match main facade; wing to right with added large canted
bay window c.1885 with cornice to match central porch, sashes; right return
of 2 bays having sashes with glazing bars and flat arches. Wing to left
(Rosiland House) extended by one bay c.1920 with large doorway said to be
from Town Hall of Great Yarmouth (1882-3 by J.B. Pearce), stone now painted,
heavy head with floral cornice and basket arch, door with fielded panels,
basket headed light over door with C19 painted glass showing the Venerable
Bede and his monastery; sash with glazing bars under soldier arch to first
floor. Rear: conservatory to rear of east wing with late C19 painted glass
in Pre-Raphaelite style showing curved rose stems with central lozenge
containing 2 birds, margin lights with small bullions; varied fenestration,
first floor of central block with C17 leaded lights with segmental heads
pintle hinges and original fittings, second floor with tripartite flush sashes
with glazing bars to bays 1 and 5, flush sash with glazing bars 4 x 4 panes
to bay 3. Interior: double roof mainly of reused timbers, probably late C16
re-erected 1794. with some principals in pine, 2 tiers with purlins notched
into rafters. Openwell open string staircase with turned balusters; wreathed
mahogany handrail with ivory inset over newels, handrail curved and twisted
to first floor, ramped with stick balusters to second floor; geometric
coloured tiles c.1885 to hall floor. Central room to rear range with massive
C19 reset interior doorway of oak, large coved cornice and fat twisted
flanking columns having acanthus leaf bases and Corinthian capitals, double
leaved door. Ground floor of mid-C19 wing to right with geometric plaster
ceiling, reeded colonettes to window and door frames. House known as Flotmans
on same site 1584 with 2 ranges of same plan dimensions as present 3 storeyed
block, one range having been recently erected.

Listing NGR: TG1975305871

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Source: English Heritage

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